Ten years ago the UN Security Council mandated the dreaded Janjaweed militia be disarmed. They never really were.
Williams College students have created a program for shoppers purchase coupons for extra items at a local co-op. These coupons are given to community members in need to receive fresh food.
Fourteen percent of households on Native American reservations live without electricity. But several Native American reservations are now using renewable energy technology to access electricity and much needed income.
Latin American cities have been using urban farming to address issues such as poverty and food insecurity. For instance, Lima, Peru, has implemented urban farming techniques such as water treatment plants to treat the city's wastewater.